Getting to Know: Walter Atkins

Rocket Digest continues it's Q&A introduction to the 2008 Toledo Rockets football team with defensive back Walter Atkins. Who is his favorite NFL team? What brought him to Toledo? What does he do when he's not on the football field? What was the first position he played on the football field? All that and more inside this Rocket Digest Q&A.

Rocket Digest continues its Q&A series with defensive back Walter Atkins.

Q: What's your full name?
A: Walter Earl Atkins Jr

Q: Where were you born?
A: Pompano Beach, FL

Q: How old were you when you started playing football?
A: 8

Q: What was the first position you played?
A: Quarterback

Q: Who's the best player you've played against?
A: Devin James

Q: Why did you decide on the Toledo Rockets?
A: Toledo had great tradition and a winning program.

Q: What was your welcome to college football moment?
A: The first game I played against Iowa State (2006) how the fans were yelling and I couldn't hear anything.

Q: Who is your favorite NFL Team?
A: Tampa Bay

Q: If you're not playing football you are...?
A: Studying and doing school work.

Q: What's your major at Toledo?
A: Communications

Q: What do you want to do after football?
A: I want to own my own construction company.

Q: What's your favorite movie?
A: Love and Basketball

Q: What's the last song you heard on your iPod?
A: Maybe I Deserve by Tank.


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